More on Situation Rooms.

After the last entry, some research on situation rooms in general. The Hackitectura site has a page on situation rooms with some interesting links. The White House Situation Room is presumably the best (or most important) in the world. “In 2006, the Situation Room underwent a renovation to bring it up to date with new…

Situation Room in Spain

WE make Money Not Art has a posting about Situation Room, a simulated control room by Hackitectura being shown at Laboral in Spain. As the blurb says, “Situation Room is a term normally used to designate the place used in times of crisis to assess and monitor data for decision taking. Its origin can be…

Here comes Cyber Storm 2.

According to a US DHS official , Cyber Storm 2 is due to take place next month. (Not to be confused with Cyberstorm 2, “The first tactical sim with intense turn-based and real-time combat. Cyberstorm 2 is the ultimate game of mass destruction and total control – for gamers who love deeply-layered strategic warfare.” )…

On the use of models for prediction

A perceptive and well-argued essay in JASS sets a sceptical threshhold for the use of models as predictions. The latest JASSS has an essay, Alternative Approaches to the Empirical Validation of Agent-Based Models, by Scott Moss, which contrasts two different schools of modelling. One is based on prior theory – in other words, model the…